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Melanorosaurus readi Haughton 1924 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 54980

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. The fauna and stratigraphy of the Stormberg Series. Annals of the South African Museum 12:323-497

Belongs to Melanorosaurus according to S. Bandyopadhyay et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAM 3449 (lectotype), a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Thaba 'Nyama, Herschel (zone A/6), which is in a Norian/Rhaetian terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

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